Tag Archives: Autumn 1983

Paul Rudolph’s Photographic Lenses

Published in Autumn 1983 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Larry Gubas

See Page 3.

An overview of the career accomplishments of Dr. Paul Rudolph in the design of Zeiss photographic lenses and the decision to license production of many of these designs (Tessar, Protar, Planar, etc.) at selected manufacturers world wide.

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New Light on German Optical Codes (Military Optics)

Published in Autumn 1983 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Nicholas Grossman

See Page 10.

The discovery of a book in German that endeavored to gather and list the special codes that appeared on German military materiel during World War II. It was an attempt to disguise the manufacturing location of that particular product if captured.

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Hensoldt’s Baby Microscopes

Published in Autumn 1983 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Charles Gellis

See Pages 4 – 5.

A discussion about the design and features of the ultra-small field microscopes manufactured by the Zeiss “daughter” firm of Hensoldt  in Wetzlar. Illustrated are the “Tami” and “Super-Tami” of the pre and post World War II period.

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